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Re: [FileAPI] FileWriter and read-only files

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 17:41:35 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTinMXvCFwcrKJm-W9us+Fubk291Wqw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 5:32 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> > createWriter method to the objects in the HTMLInputElement.files array
> > (a new subclass of File), to create a writer for the underlying file.
>
> That would violate the user expectation that files provided using a file
> upload control on a form can't be damaged by the site.
>

To enable this, you would say something like <input type=file file=writable>
as I suggested earlier, which would allow the UA to show appropriate
information to the user.

-- 
Glenn Maynard
Received on Monday, 11 April 2011 21:42:03 GMT

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